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Definition of low-loader in English:


A lorry with a low floor and no sides, for transporting heavy loads.
Example sentences
  • When his weightbelt was forged for him in the Bessemer blast furnace at Cargo Fleet, it was transported as an abnormal load down the A1 on a low-loader with a Scammell tractor at either end.
  • ‘The driver of the low-loader lorry carrying the liquid nitrogen forgot how high it was,’ a Network Rail spokesman said.
  • A man was in a critical condition in hospital yesterday after being crushed between two gritting lorries as he loaded one on to a low-loader.
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